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[texts]The honest VVhore : with the humours of the patient man, and the longing wife. / Tho: Dekker - Dekker, Thomas, ca. 1572-1632
Signatures: A-K4
Keywords: Middleton, Thomas, d. 1627
Downloads: 307
[texts]The historie of Henry the Fourth. With the battell at Shrewseburie, betweene the King and Lord Henry Percy, surnamed Henry Hotspur of the North. With the humorous conceits of Sir Iohn Falstaff. Newly corrected - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
4, A-K
Keywords: Henry IV, King of England, 1367-1413
Downloads: 145
[texts]The Tragoedy of Othello, The Moore of Venice. As it hath beene diuerse times acted at the Globe, and at the Black-Friers; by his Maiesties Seruants. - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
First edition
Downloads: 177
[texts]A most pleasant and excellent conceited comedy, of Sir Iohn Falstaffe, and the merry vviues of VVindsor. VVith the swaggering vaine of Ancient Pistoll, and Corporall Nym. VVritten by VV. Shakespeare - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
4, A-G
Downloads: 123
[texts]The late, and much admired play, called Pericles, Prince of Tyre. With the true relation of the whole history, aduentures, and fortunes of the said prince: as also, the no lesse strange, and worthy accidents, in the birth and life, of his daughter Mariana. As it hath been dieuers and sundry times acted by his maiesties seruants, at the Globe on the Banck-side. - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
The first edition
Downloads: 166
[texts]Rvle a wife and have a wife : a comoedy : acted by His Majesties servants - Fletcher, John, 1579-1625
The minor plot is from Cervantes' El casamiento enganoso, one of the Novelas exemplares
Downloads: 118
[texts]The honorable historie of Frier Bacon, and Frier Bongay. : As it was lately plaid by the Prince Palatine his Seruants. - Greene, Robert, 1558?-1592
Signatures: A-H4
Keywords: Henry III, King of England, 1207-1272
Downloads: 116
[texts]If you know not me, you know no body. VVith the building of the Royall Exchange, and the famous victory of Queene Elizabeth: anno 1558 - Heywood, Thomas, d. 1641
Described in W.W. Greg, A bibliography of the English printed drama, London, 1939, vol. 1, p. 352-353, no. 224(d)
Keywords: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603; Royal Exchange (London, England); Armada, 1588
Downloads: 177
[texts]The most excellent Historie of the Merchant of Venice. VVith the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe towards the sayd Merchant, in cutting a iust pound of his flesh: and the obtayning of Portia by the choyse of three chests. As it hath beene diuers times acted by the Lord Chamberlaine his Seruants. - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
First edition
Downloads: 194
[texts]The discouerie of witchcraft, : wherein the lewde dealing of witches and witchmongers is notablie detected, the knauerie of coniurors, the impietie of inchantors, the follie of soothsaiers, the impudent falshood of cousenors, the infidelitie of atheists, the pestilent practices of Pythonists, the curiositie of figure casters, the vanitie of dreamers, the beggerlie art of alcumystrie, the abhomination of idolatrie, the horrible art of poisoning, the vertue and power of naturall magike, and all the conueiances of legierdemaine and iuggling are deciphered: and many other things opened, which have long lien hidden, howbeit verie necessarie to be knowne. : Heerevnto is added a treatise vpon the nature and substance of spirits and diuels, & c - Scot, Reginald, 1538?-1599
Place and publisher cited from colophon
Keywords: Witchcraft; Magic; Demonology
Downloads: 1,038
[texts]Amends for ladies. With the merry prankes of Moll Cut-Purse: Or, the humour of roaring: A Comedy full of honest mirth and wit. As it was Acted at the Blacke-Fryers, both by the Princes Servants, and the Lady Elizabeths. - Field, Nathan, 1587-1620?
[Longe, F. Collection of plays. v. 165, no. 7]
Keywords: Cutpurse, Moll, 1584?-1659
Downloads: 275
[texts]The first and second part of the troublesome raigne of Iohn King of England : With the discouerie of King Richard Cordelions base sonne (vulgarly named, the bastard Fauconbridge:) also the death of King Iohn at Swinstead Abbey. As they were (sundry times) lately acted. Written by W. Shakespeare - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
The attribution to Shakespeare is probably spurious; sometimes also attributed to Christopher Marlowe
Keywords: John, King of England, 1167-1216
Downloads: 174
[texts]The First and second Part of the troublesome Raigne of John King of England. With the discouerie of King Richard Cordelions Base sonne (vulgarly named, the Bastard Fawconbridge:) Also, the death of King Iohn at Swinstead Abbey. As they were (sundry times) lately acted by the Queenes Maiesties Players - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Originally published anonymously in 1591; falsely ascribed to Shakespeare. This did serve as the source play for his King John
Keywords: John, King of England, 1167-1216
Downloads: 143
[texts]The Roman actor : a tragedie, as it hath diuers times beene with good allowance acted at the private play-house in the Black-Friers by the Kings Majesties servants - Massinger, Philip, 1583-1640
Signatures: A-K
Keywords: Domitian, Emperor of Rome, 51-96
Downloads: 239
[texts]A Christian turn'd Turke: or, The tragicall liues and deaths of the two famous pyrates, Ward and Dansiker : as it hath beene publickly acted - Daborne, Robert, d. 1628
STC (2nd ed.) identifies the printer as N. Okes
Keywords: Ward, John?, fl. 1601-1615; Dansiker
Downloads: 353
[texts]Playes, maskes, epigrams, elegies, and epithalamiums : Collected into one volumne [sic]. By Thomas Nabbes - Nabbes, Thomas, 1605?-1645?
Each work, also issued separately, has special title page
Downloads: 338
[texts]Seneca his tenne tragedies - Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D
"The epistle dedicatory" signed: Thomas Newton
Keywords: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D; Octavia, consort of Nero, Emperor of Rome, ca. 42-62; Hecuba (Legendary character); Mythology, Classical
Downloads: 992
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